THE Stratford District Council elections take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 which also coincides with Town and Parish elections.
Nomination papers to stand at any of these elections are now available from the District Council offices in Stratford, from local Parish and Town Council offices and clerks or direct from the Electoral Commission at www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent.
For the first time nomination papers are available from local Parish and Town Council offices to save people travelling into Stratford.
Nominations for the 2019 elections close at 4pm on Wednesday, April 3.
Stratford District Council has 36 councillors, each representing a particular ward in the district, while the majority of parishes have a parish or town council ranging from five to 18 councillors depending on size of population.
For more information, call 01789 260210, or visit www.stratford.gov.uk/beacouncillor.